He’s the director of a short-term rental management company, but hopes to make this Los Angeles spread his long-term stay.
Francis Davidson, founder and CEO of Sonder, is the newly revealed owner of Pharrell Williams’ Los Angeles title mansion, Report dirt.
The news comes right after last week’s headlines, reporting that Grammy Award-winning musician and producer Williams – who left the City of Angels for Miami – has sold this Hollywood Hills home for 9.2 millions of dollars.
This gated property first hit the market in May 2020 for $11.95 million. Its asking price was reduced to $9.99 million, meaning Davidson bought it for a deal. But Williams still got himself a good thing – he bought the property for $7.14 million in 2015.
Sonder is said to be worth $1.3 billion, based on company, after raising $550 million from venture capital funds backed by none other than Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk.
Located above Laurel Gorge and designed by esteemed architect Hagy Belzberg, the property offers 6,000 square meters of living space. The home is also accented with floor-to-ceiling windows, five bedrooms and a fireplace in the living room.
Outside – this is Los Angeles – there’s an outdoor movie theater as well as a private skate park. The campus also includes a 70-foot infinity pool, a spa, deck to entertain guests and a bedroom for workers should they need it.
Rayni and Branden Williams of The Beverly Hills Estates marketing list; Compass’s Sally Forster Jones represents the buyer.
https://nypost.com/2022/02/28/pharrells-la-home-sold-to-sonders-francis-davidson/ Pharrell’s LA home sold to Francis Davidson of Sonder